2011-2012 Colloquium Series

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Colloquium

(2011-2012)

Seminars are held at noon in 90 Snell Library Unless Noted

All are welcome to attend

Coffee, Tea & Cookies will be served

 

Date Inviting Faculty Speaker Title
09/08/11 Dr. Alex Makriyannis Ioannis Karageorgos, Graduate Student 
Center for Drug Discovery, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
“Functional and Structural Studies of Human and Rat Monoacylglycerol Lipase (MAGL) using MS, NMR and ESR Approaches”
09/15/11 Dr. Thakur Tanaji Talele, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, St. John’s University, Queens, N.Y.

“Design and Synthesis of Indazole & Dihydrobenzofuran Carboxamides as PARP-1 Inhibitors”
09/22/11 Dr. Amiji
333 Curry Student Center
Dr. Amit Singh, Associate Research Scientist Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Bacteriophage Based Technology for Detection of Food-Borne Pathogens”
09/29/11 Dr. Clark David Milan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine The Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

“A Zebrafish Model of Human Cardiac Arrhythmia”
10/06/11 Dr. Amiji Dr. Mansoor Amiji, Chair Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Town Hall Meeting with Graduate Students”
10/13/11 Dr. Deth Andrea Baccarelli, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Environmental Epigenetics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

“Environmental Epigenetics – Findings from Human Studies on the Effects of Environmental Pollutants”
10/20/11 Dr. Makriyannis Marsh D’Souza, Graduate StudentCenter for Drug Discovery, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Novel Cannabidiol and Endogenous Cannabinoid Analogs”
10/27/11 Dr. Giese Alexey Fedulov, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Immunologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Research Scientist, Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Envirmental Health, MIPS Program, Boston, MA

“Selective DNA Demethylation”
11/03/11 Dr. Amiji Shardool Jain, Graduate Student
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Macrophage Targeted Alginate Nanoparticles as Non-Viral Delivery System for Anti-Inflammatory Gene Therapy in the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis”
11/10/11 Dr. Amiji Dr. Martin Yarmush 
Departments of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, Center for Engineering in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
“Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Protection and Repair of Injured Vital Organs”
11/17/11 Dr. Loring Leon G. Reijmers, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Neuroscience Program, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

“Genetic Dissection of Memory Storage”
11/24/11 Thanksgiving no colloquium

12/01/11 Dr. Makriyannis Mahmoud Nasr, Graduate Student,
Center for Drug Drug Discovery, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Biochemical and Biophysical Characterization of Human Monoacylglycerol Lipase in Solution and in the Presence of Phospholipid Bilayer Nanodisc Membrane Models”
12/08/11 Dr. Zhou Morris White, Ph.D. Howard Hughes Investigator, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

“The Integration of Central and Peripheral Nutrient Homeostasis by The Insulin Receptor Substrates”
12/15/11 Dr. Makriyannis Mary-Elizabeth Patti, M.D., Investigator, Section on Integrative Physiology and Metabolism and Director, Genomics Core Laboratory, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

“STARS and SRF: Novel Targets for Insulin Resistance and Diabetes Pathophysiology”
01/12/11 Dr. Loring Tom Koperniak, Graduate Student,Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Investigating Novel Nicotinic Receptor Chaperones Through Ric3 Chaperone Knockdown and STAT3 Signaling”
01/19/12 No Colloquium TBA

“TBA”
01/26/12 Dr. Thakur Dr. Steven Goldberg, Chief, Preclinical Pharmacology SectionNational Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD

“Kynurenine 3-Monooxygenase Inhibition Reduces Abuse-related Neurochemical and Behavioral Effects of THC in Rats and Squirrel Monkeys”
02/02/12 Dr. Deth Nate Hodgson,Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Soluble Oligomers of Amyloid β Protein Cause Changes in Redox State and DNA Methylation by Inhibiting EAAT3 Mediated Cysteine Uptake”
02/09/12 No Colloquium TBA

“TBA”
02/16/12 Dr. Amiji Town Hall Meeting 

02/23/12 Dr. Amiji Dr. David LambrightProfessor, Program in Molecular Medicine, Umass Medical School

“Structural insights into trafficking regulation by GTPases and phosphoinositides from host and pathogen perspectives”
03/01/12 Dr. Torchilin Anjali Apte,
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Multifunctional nanocarriers for enhanced tumor delivery”
03/08/12 Spring Break (No colloquium) TBA

“TBA”
03/13/12 Dr. Waszczak 3:00PM Colloquium Vincent Lau, PhD
Vice President of Research and Graduate Education, Chief Science Officer, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Alexandria, VA 
“Chronic Mouse Model of Parkinson’s Disease: Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection”
03/15/12 Dr. Amiji Dipti Deshpande 
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 
“Multimodal Omega-3 Fatty Acid Oil-Containing Nanoemulsion-Based Therapeutic Strategy for the Treatment of Endothelial Dysfunction in Coronary Artery Disease”
03/22/12 Dr. Amiji Mayurkumar Kalariya,Graduate Student
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 
“Multicompartmental Delivery Systems for Enhanced Immune Response to Peptide and DNA Vaccines in Treatment of Melanoma”
03/29/12 CANCELLED
04/05/12 Dr. Waszczak Brendan HarmonGraduate Student,
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Intranasal Gene Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease: Non-Viral Vectors for GDNF Expression in the Brain”
04/12/12 Dr. Sitkovsky Meenakshi Subramanian Graduate Student,
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“The mechanism of adenosinergic regulation of T-cell mediated acute hepatitis”
04/17/12 Dr. Sitkovsky TUESDAY COLLOQUIUM Radhika Kini 
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Mechanism of A2A adenosine receptor mediated immunosuppression in inflamed tissue mirco-environment”
04/19/12 Dr. Khaw Rajiv Panwar 
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 
“Reduction of the cardiotoxicity of Doxorubicin: Demonstration by in vivo imaging with Bispecific antibody/radiolabeled negatively charged polymers “
04/26/12 Dr. Loring Dr. Andrew Tapper 
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, UMass Medical School
“Smoking and Drinking: The role of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in nicotine and alcohol dependence”
05/10/12 Dr. Amiji Shanthi Ganesh 
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 
“Hyaluronic Acid-Based Self-Assembled Multifunctional Nanosystems to Overcome Drug Resistance in Lung Cancer”
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